oxidase definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a small grouping of enzymes that catalyze oxidation, particularly an enzyme that reacts with molecular air to catalyze the oxidation of a substrate.
    • some of many enzymes which catalyze oxidation reactions, especially ones using molecular air.
    • An oxidizing ferment occurring extensively distributed in animal and vegetation.
    • the enzymes that catalyze biological oxidation

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